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Re: NetBSD pkgsrc function

On Friday 8 December 2000, at 18 h 51, the keyboard of Hamish Moffatt 
<hamish@debian.org> wrote:

> package. The makefiles obtain the original source off the net,

Which is a big pain with FreeBSD: very often, the upstream souce moved or 
changed its name and the download no longer works. Debian is a closure: when 
the distribution is shipped, you can be sure to be able to retrieve everything 
you need to compile from every Debian mirror. Costly in diskspace, but very 

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